There’s still time to join the King Arts Complex for the 20th Annual Heritage Music Festival!

Head to Mayme Moore Park (867 Mt. Vernon Ave Columbus) every Thursday throughout July and August for the 20th Annual Heritage Music Festival.

Once known as the “Cradle of Jazz,” the Mount Vernon corridor spotlights various musical genres, including jazz, classic R&B and blues. Each week, this FREE outdoor music festival allows attendees to enjoy performances by an all-star line-up of some of central Ohio’s hottest musicians.


Here is the line-up for the remaining 2018 festival:

Jimmy McGee

Thursday Jul 26                6 – 9 p.m.


The Hoo Doo Soul Band

Thursday Aug 2                6 – 9 p.m.



Thursday Aug 9,              5:30 – 8:30 p.m.



Thursday Aug 16             5:30 – 8:30 p.m.


The King Art Complex’s Heritage Music Festival has been a signature Columbus community celebration for nearly two decades, consistently attracting crowds of nearly 5,000 attendants each week! The annual festival is a family event enjoyed by men, women and children of all backgrounds. For more information, visit

Bring a blanket, or lawn chair, and relax in the beautiful Mayme Moore Park!

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